Random History Quiz

Can you name the TERM?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
DefinitionThe Answer
According to this rule evidence obtained illegally is inadmissable in court
some governors have the ability to do this which mean strike down or eliminate part of a bill
Rule by an elite few
Many think of this position as the 2nd most powerful person in washington
this type of federalism created under reagan attempted to give the power to the states
number of years for a senate term
these make up the most numerous forms of government in America
protects Americans from cruel and unusual punishment
this committee determines whether amendments can be added, time of debate, etc.
corporations, interest groups,and individuals create these to raise money and donate it to political campaigns
States like Iowa nominate candidates through these more social and time consuming alternatives to primaries
using the court as a tool of social change
this pamphlet enouraged colonists to support the Declaration of Ind.
the process of acquiring your political beliefs
This kind of vote is the only way to end a filibuster in the senate
you must be at least this old to run for president
discrimination based on culture, living patterns, etc.
voting an elected official out of office before his/her term is up
these hispanics tend to be Republicans
It is their job to count votes, organize party members in their chamber, etc.
when disputes arise between the states and the national government this clause makes the national government right
DefinitionThe Answer
discimination based on law
Republicans often get their news from this network
they often produce issue orientated commercials. they can't support a candidate but their commercials often help one candidate over another
form of democracy in which people people participate elected officials
article of the constitution dealing with the legislative branch
3 men wrote this series of 85 essays defending the constitution
this is ad meant to protect you from an upcoming attack
this amendment is often cited in cases involving civil rights
more than anything else this influence impacts your political ideology
according to Marshall's ruling in the case 'the power to tax is the power to destroy'
young people get much of their news from this spoof of the O'Reilly factor
this clause in the Constitution is the basis for implied powers
(Religious Group) they tend to be be the most liberal religious group
labor groups, corporations, and other groups are examples of this type of interest group
fancy word meaning 2 houses
this justice created the concept of judicial review
this is the most sophisticated form of putting together a polling sample
laws that involve race are often subject to this type of scrutiny when they are brought before court
term for unlimited debate in the senate
Mr. R belongs to which party

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...


Created Jun 9, 2011ReportNominate
Tags:gov, review